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Release-critical Bugreport for May 26, 2000

Bug stamp-out list for May 26 05:57 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 101
Number that will disappear after removing packages marked [REMOVE]: 15


Package: aptitude (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  64518  aptitude aborts when apting local files

Package: base-passwd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  63909  base-files: Base Files does not ensure the utmp group exists before trying to use it
[STRATEGY] Probably user-shot-himself problem

Package: bigbrother (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@debian.org>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  63596  Security Alert: Big Brother exploit
  64291  Does break on install.... not kept up to date
  64443  [stace.cunningham@KEESLER.AF.MIL: FW: Security Notice: Big Brother System and Network Monitor]

Package: boot-floppies (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  63855  boot-floppies: unable to install ne module
  63964  no localhost hostname or loopback device setup on fresh install of potato
  64500  subject boot-floppies don't want to install kernel & modules on ppc/apus.

Package: custom (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@debian.org>
  64646  Subject: custom: can't be installed

Package: ding (debian/main)
Maintainer: Roland Rosenfeld <roland@debian.org>
  64604  ding breaks task package task-german

Package: dpkg (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
  63604  dpkg segfaults when upgrading lilo
[HELP] Maintainer cannot reproduce
Package: emacs20 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
  63837  emacs20_20.6-0.1(frozen): segfaults on m68k
  63993  Unaligned traps in Emacs on Alpha (at least), memory corruption everywhere
  64368  build from source broken
  64645  emacs20: depends on unavailable emacsen-common >= 1.4.10 [potato]
  64654  potato: emacs20 is not installable

Package: emacs20-dl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Takuo KITAME <kitame@northeye.org>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  63740  Emacs won't run under X windows
[STRATEGY] Maintainer claims this is not an issue?
  (In that case maintainer should make up his mind and downgrade -- RB)

Package: ffingerd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christian Kurz <shorty@debian.org>
  64366  ffingerd: installs invalid entry in `/etc/inetd.conf'
[STRATEGY] Josip is preparing a NMU in coordination with Christian

Package: freeamp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brian M. Almeida <bma@debian.org>
  56472  freeamp won't run on PowerPC

Package: freewrl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  64533  freewrl_0.23-1(unstable): prcpucfg.h problem again

Package: fsh (debian/main)
Maintainer: Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org>
  64029  recommends a non-US package - FIXED pkg uploaded to non-US/main

Package: ftp.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>
  63890  Upgrade stuff
  63979  Please remove libdb1 and libdb1-dev from powerpc

Package: fvwm95 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Daniel Martin <fizbin@debian.org>
  64218  fvwm95: MD5 magic in preinst will always delete old conffiles

Package: gaim (debian/main)
Maintainer: Robert S. Edmonds <stu@novare.net>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  63537  Gaim dies when logging in.

Package: gdb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
  58450  gdb: Won't compile on PowerPC
  62081  Looking for gdb-4.18-objc patches....

Package: glide2-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>
  61171  glide2-base: test3Dfx linked to wrong library
[HELP] glide2-base maintainer was going to fix it on March 27. (RB)
Package: gnomba (debian/main)
Maintainer: Timshel Knoll <timshel@pobox.com>
  61096  gnomba 0.5.1-3 hangs X with already-mounted share

Package: gnome-pim (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  64606  [woody-helix] nomecal segfault on startup

Package: gpm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Zephaniah E. Hull <warp@whitestar.soark.net>
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
  63649  [PATCH] GPM gets kernel commandline on clean install
[STRATEGY] Good analysis in bugreport, should be easily fixed.
   Maintainer might be temporarily MIA?

Package: gs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Torsten Landschoff <torsten@debian.org>
  64561  [PATCH] gs: unaligned traps on Alpha

Package: heartbeat (debian/main)
Maintainer: Paolo Molaro <lupus@debian.org>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  63259  IP addresses not released on failback

Package: i18ndata (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
  62173  i18ndata: Contains non-free file.

Package: imp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ivan E. Moore II <rkrusty@debian.org>
  64687  Attachments doesn't work

Package: inn2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  64681  inn2: still problem with configuring

Package: jadetex (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org>
  64001  jadetex: Cannot be installed. TeX capacity exceded when generating fmt file.

Package: karpski (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stephen M. Moraco <stephen@col.hp.com>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  64253  karpski: Segmentation fault after 2 or 3 minutes

Package: libc6 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  64074  slink->potato: Restarting services possibly affected by the upgrade does not work

Package: libc6.1 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  63988  glibc dynmamic linker doesnt find some libs on alpha
[HELP] Please check if this is the problem fixed by the ld.so in incoming (RB)
Package: login.app (debian/main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
  64555  login.app: login.app changes default init level without warning

Package: lpr (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Klein <aklein@debian.org>
  64224  lpr: can't remove first entry from queue, leaves droppings in spool directory

Package: lprng (debian/main)
Maintainer: Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
  64614  Forwarding remove requests does not work

Package: mailx (debian/main)
Maintainer: Loic Prylli <lprylli@graville.fdn.fr>
  64238  mailx: mail program say "Unable to lock mailbox: Permission denied", when $MAIL environment set to /var/mail/username

Package: mosaic (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Gene McCulley <mcculley@debian.org>
  51404  Mosaic: prerm script fails, fix submitted.

Package: mysql-server (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Christian Hammers <ch@debian.org>
  64679  mysql-server: ERROR: 1049  Unknown database 'mysql'

Package: navigator-smotif-472 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  64650  navigator-smotif-472: security hole

Package: navigator-smotif-472-libc5 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  60523  Can't run netscape: 'Bus error'

Package: ncurses4.2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <ncurses-maint@debian.org>
  55263  [PATCH backported from 2.96 CVS] [alpha] can't compile ncurses 4.2
[HELP] Someone needs to check if this bug still applies. (RB)
</FONT>  60531  ncurses4.2: fails to build when entering the Ada95 examples
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
Package: nscd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  58367  nscd: 'broken pipe' error causes entire box to be unusable
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
Package: nvi-m17n (debian/main)
Maintainer: Susumu OSAWA <susumu-o@debian.or.jp>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle if no fix is available. (RB)
  63850  nvi-m17n can not use on Alpha machine(potato)

Package: onshore-timesheet (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  63251  postgresql complains of bad date format
  64505  base: [potato] onshore-timesheet doesn't assign DBMS authorization   correctly

Package: pact-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
  64600  pact breaks tasksel

Package: pcmcia-modules-2.2.14 (debian/main)
  61544  Missing Dependencies for pcmcia modules

Package: pcmcia-source (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brian Mays <brian@debian.org>
  62363  pcmcia-source: frozen version contains serious bug in smc91c92_cs;  fixed in unstable

Package: pdl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Raul Miller <moth@debian.org>
  55268  [Strategy: fixed] PDL fails to compile on alpha
[HELP] someone needs to upload that older version for alpha already!
</FONT>  63826  pdl_2.005-2(frozen): still links with outdated -lMesaGL

Package: perl-5.004 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
[HELP] Someone please check if this can be avoided by having ARM install
  with perl 5.005 by default. (RB)
  62007  perl-5.004 does not include asm-arm

Package: pgp5i (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org>
  64609  [HELP!] pgp5i /dev/random reading predictable, no longer builds from source

Package: plib-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Philipp Frauenfelder <pfrauenf@debian.org>
  64677  Can't install: unmet dependencies

Package: postfix-tls (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  61733  postfix-tls: warning: mail_queue_enter: create file maildrop/905279.954: Permission denied

Package: postgresql (debian/main)
Maintainer: Oliver Elphick <Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk>
  49580  postgresql: upgrade broken
  64666  postgresql: postgresql 7.0 nukes previous installation

Package: printtool (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rafael Kitover <rkitover@io.com>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle if no fix is available. (RB)
  64249  printtool crashes and hangs wish

Package: pump (debian/main)
Maintainer: Steve Dunham <dunham@debian.org>
  64092  Pump fails when a second (static) interface is up

Package: python-numeric-tutorial (debian/main)
Maintainer: Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
  64601  python-numeric-tutorial breaks task-python-dev

Package: qpopper (debian/main)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
  64602  [SECURITY] Buffer overrun with UIDL
  64649  qpopper: security hole

Package: quota (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Meskes <meskes@debian.org>
  64152  quota: requires sparc specific patches

Package: realplayer (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
  64647  [woody] behind again

Package: roxen (debian/main)
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>
  64535  Pike is missing a dependency

Package: rpm2html (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>
  64414  rpm2html: no shared library librpm.so.1.0, current is librpm.so.0.0.0

Package: sced (debian/main)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <ezanard@debian.org>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if no fix is available. (RB)
  62971  sced: Segfaults when exporting CSG

Package: snns (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Torsten Landschoff <torsten@debian.org>
  64519  Possible copyright violation wrt SNNS

Package: ssh (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Need fix. (RB)
  51747  ssh: can't handle expired passwords
  62746  sshd doesn't close inherited file descriptors, causing debconf to hang
  62876  ssh hangs on installation
  63436  selecting ssh as non-suid root will change the default ports used by ssh
  64424  ssh:   ssh believes that xauth lives in /usr/openwin/bin

Package: ssh-nonfree (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Please NMU.  (with extreme care)
  63018  ssh-nonfree: Invalid default ssh_config file

Package: ssmtp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Matt Ryan <matt@banana.org.uk>
  63896  ssmtp_2.38-3(unstable): bad debian/rules structure

Package: sympa (debian/main)
Maintainer: Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org>
  64034  Sympa doesn't send helpfile..

Package: sysvinit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
[HELP] Need fix. (RB)
  61227  Kernel panic/filesystem corruption if swapping started while software   RAID resyncing
[FIX] Patch included (MS, Apr 9)

Package: taper (debian/main)
Maintainer: Piotr Roszatycki <dexter@debian.org>
  63911  taper: Needs to depend on debconf!!

Package: task-objc-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
  64603  task-objc-devel is broken for apt

Package: task-parallel-computing-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if blacs is removed. (RB)
  63464  [FIX: scalapack will return to potato] task-parallel-computing-dev is not installable in potato

Package: task-parallel-computing-node (debian/main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
[REMOVE] at next test cycle, if blacs is removed. (RB)
  63465  [FIX: scalapack will return to potato] task-parallel-computing-node is not installable in potato

Package: tetex-bin (debian/main)
Maintainer: teTeX maintainers <debian-tetex-maint@lists.debian.org>
  64470  pdflatex: I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'!

Package: tetex-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: teTeX maintainers <debian-tetex-maint@lists.debian.org>
  64524  c-std.h contains declarations which conflict with stdio.h

Package: util-linux (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  60734  util-linux: hwclock starts too late
  62688  hwclock sets the time incorrectly if RTC is in local time
  64079  util-linux: mkswap's -v[01] option is broken

Package: xdm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  61260  Undefined symbol: _XdmcpWrapperToOddParity
[STRATEGY] Fixed in 3.3.6-7

Package: xfree86-1 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  63069  xfree86-1: xsun* servers need to try /dev/sunmouse first
[STRATEGY] Fixed in 3.3.6-7

Package: xfree86-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  62851  xfree86-common: SECURITY: Xsession has /tmp bug. please use tempfile.
[STRATEGY] Fixed in 3.3.6-7

Package: xfstt (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stephen J. Carpenter <sjc@debian.org>
  63550  xserver-svga: 100% CPU loop with netscape + java + xfstt

Package: xlib6g (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  62418  xlib6g: Please (re-)apply patches for locale.dir and zh_TW.Big5/XLC_LOCALE
[STRATEGY] Fixed in 3.3.6-7

Package: xserver-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  61021  [typo] xserver-configure doesn't call XF86Setup
[STRATEGY] Fixed in 3.3.6-7.

Package: xserver-xsun (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  64671  xsun fails when gpm is running

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